Wednesday, February 8, 2012


Blog Hop begins Feb. 9th and ends Feb. 14th

Welcome! I can't think of a better way to celebrate Valentine's Day then TBR's Blog Hop Of Love, which I'm a part of this year.  If you leave a comment and join this site through Google Friend Connect located on the right hand side of this page you are entered to win my book Enchanted.  Enchanted is book 1 in the 4-book continuing series The Heart Of Winter.

Below you will find an excerpt from Enchanted.  And below that you will find a blog hop photo.  Click on the photo link.  The more you hop, the more chances to win.  The best of luck to all!

London Saint James


Can love withstand the test of time?
Winter never truly understood love, nor did she have time for men until she met Austin Wells Carlyle.  He was the man who would rock her world to its foundations.  He would test her notions, give her something to believe in, and change her misguided thoughts regarding happily ever after. Strangely, she was going to allow him be the one thing she never believed in—her soul mate.

I stood on my tiptoes in order to press my lips to the hollow beneath his ear.  I closed my eyes, took a breath, and wanted to dissolve. 

He smells so good.

“Winter,” he whispered softly.

“Shh.” I opened my eyes to see him. “You told me once you would not look until I wanted you to, do you remember that?”


“Well….” I dropped my hands from his neck. “I want you to look.”

His returning smile took my breath.  I had to look away from his eyes, which was almost impossible.  I glanced at my hands.  They should have been shaking, but they were not.  My hands found Austin’s shirt.  I unbuttoned each button slowly foregoing the urge to hurry.  With a tremulous breath, I ran my hand down his skin, exposing the perfect alabaster of his muscular chest.  His shirt was off and on the floor.  He’s so beautiful, I thought.

My lips found his chest and liked the feeling of his flesh beneath them.  My fingers outlined the angles and planes of his strong rippled stomach, moving slowly around his tight waist.  I watched his skin, his reaction to my touch.  The muscles beneath my touch seemed to jump, flex, relax.  I could not believe this beautiful man was here with me.  If I could, I would look at him; worship Austin’s perfection for the rest of my life.  My eyes were filled with more beauty in this moment than ever before.

I allowed my hands to find and trace the outline of his wide shoulders, follow the contour of his muscular back.  My body moved around him while my eyes, hungry, followed my fingers which were lost to the canvas of his flawless skin.  Touching him was like finding a secret.  I pressed my lips to his shoulder blade.  He groaned.  I burned.  My teeth grazed the surface of his skin.  My tongue followed the line of him while my hands ran freely over the surface of his biceps, his forearms. 

I had to wonder in awe.  A part of my mind told me such beauty should be a dream, because no one could be this fabulous.  But touching him grounded me in reality.  I had never seen anything so magnificent, so beautiful.  It was in this moment I knew.  I knew in the whole of my life I would never want anyone but Austin Carlyle.  I would indeed love him, forever. 


TBR's Blog Hop of Love!
Feb. 9th - Feb. 14th.
10 book winners and 1 $20.00 Amazon winner!


  1. Sounds like a good one London....have to put in on my list! Thanks for the excerpt. XX OO

  2. Thank you so much for the excerpt!! It's is going on my tbr at GR :) I believe I am now following you everywhere :) Congrats on this series <3

    stacey jo

    at yahoo

  3. Thanks, kooks for hopping on by! XoXo London

  4. thank you for the excerpt and for the chance to win this book. Sounds Good. reneebennett35(at)yahoo(dot)com

    1. Thanks, Nay Nay for stopping by. XoXo London

  5. Wow, I open up this blog and the first thing I see is a bunch of muscle...YUM! LOL, I love your pictures.

    Then I scroll down to see an awesome cover (Evernight Publishing has some of the best) and then I'm treated to an awesome excerpt.

  6. I LOVED this sounds like an awesome series! I can't wait to read MORE! Thx for the great giveaway opportunity...Happy Valentines Day <3

    GFC follower - Barbara
    barbbattaglia @

    1. Thanks, Barbara! Happy Valentines Day to you too :D XoXo London

  7. London, I love the excerpt and I love the book! I also love Blog Hops! 8)

    Don't worry about entering me for this book as I already have it!!


  8. What a beautiful excerpt. I'm so happy that I have this series on my gotta have list. I have the 4th that I won from you already and look forward reading the series from the beginning as I have read all the stunning reviews..*S*
    thank you for being part of the blog hop giveaway!


  9. What a great excerpt. London is a new author for me and would love to win and read this book. I love to read and always looking for new books and authors to check out. Thanks for the chance to win.

  10. This hop is awesome. I'm loving the authors and their novels. Thanks for this chance to win one of your works.

    kitazfrenzy at

    1. Thanks for hopping on over to my blog, Lakisha. XoXo London

  11. thanks for t he hop and then i love them and to win book and goodies

    desi the blonde at msn dot com

  12. I would love to win this book. Do you a release schedule for the the other books yet? If so please post it.
    Thanks for the chance to win.

    1. Thanks for hopping by :D Enchanted book 1, Requiem book 2, Revelation book 3 are all released. You can find them on the Evernight Publishing site,, All Romance E books, 1 Place For Romance, and Barnes & Noble. The last book in the series, Eternal, will be released soon.

  13. So glad I found your to check out your books!!!

  14. Happy Valentine's Day!

    Thanks for participating in such a great hop!

    mimirose41209 at hotmail dot com

  15. This sounds like a great series!
    Thanks so much
    manning_j2004 at yahoo dot com


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